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Deploying AccessAgent 8.2 with fix pack / iFix

Technote (FAQ)


Can I install Access Agent with fix pack / iFix in a single command?


Yes, you can install AccessAgent with Fixpack / iFix in a single command.
You achieve this with the use of a batch file that executes the installation of the .msi followed by the installation of the .msp.

The AccessAgent 8.2 iFix is cumulative. It includes fixes from previous fix packs or interim fixes.
Install the AccessAgent using the ISAM ESSO AccessAgent.msi installer.
Then install the fix pack or iFix (for example: 8.2.0-ISS-SAMESSO-AA-XXnnnn).

The following fix packs and iFixes have been released


To deploy AccessAgent with iFix 0004:
  1. Copy the AccessAgent installer package to the local machine c:\temp\install\AccessAgent
  2. Set RebootEnabled=0 in c:\temp\install\AccessAgent\Config\SetupHlp.ini
  3. Copy the AccessAgent iFix to c:\temp\fixes
  4. Run a batch file containing

    msiexec /i "c:\temp\install\AccessAgent\ISAM ESSO AccessAgent.msi" REBOOT="ReallySuppress"

    msiexec /update "c:\temp\fixes\8.2.0-ISS-SAMESSO-AA-if0004_32.msp"

To add/modify Registry entries you need to edit the install dir\Reg\DeploymentOptions.reg file.

To have the install/uninstall run in silent mode add the following flag to the msiexec command line

  • You do not need to restart the computer after you install the AccessAgent and before you install the fix pack or iFix.
  • This approach is only applicable to AccessAgent It does not apply to AccessAgent 8.1
  • This command does not work for AccessAgent
      msiexec /i <full path to .msi> PATCH=<full path to .msp>

Related information

Deploying AccessAgent 8.1 with Fixpack and iFix

Document information

More support for: IBM Security Access Manager for Enterprise Single Sign-On

Software version: 8.2

Operating system(s): Windows

Reference #: 1610940

Modified date: 02 December 2014